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Personal experience: how I struggle with procrastination in social networks. Without fanaticism and masochism
IMHO, the main harm of procrastination in social networks - endless paging of the tape, excessive viewing of entertaining pictures / videos, reading fray in the comments, etc. - the…

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How to create ads for children: features of children's marketing
Children are interesting to marketers: firstly, they influence the decision of parents to purchase goods. Secondly, advertising forms their consumer habits, which means that it makes them loyal to a…

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How to start a business
Owning your own business is what many dream of. However, after deciding to open your own business, you need to realize the full responsibility of this step and think through…

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Transformation of a hobby into a business. How not to do

Why did you suddenly decide that you can make money on Bentley by knitting slippers or SMM? We choke the initiative in the bud. Check the settings of “objective reality”.

We were present at a historic moment. Before our eyes, the Soviet and post-Soviet career paradigm finally died. If in the Soviet version the ideal looked like a “work book with a single record” or progressive growth in line with the nomenclature system, and in the post-Soviet one it looked like a career in a Western corporation, now we are dealing with completely different values.

Wage labor – with a light hand Kiyosaki – declared occupation losers. A mobile coffee shop is better, but its own than a post at Gazprom. Better capitalization of their talents than the measured life of the clerk or the nervous Continue reading

How to learn content marketing for free and on your own

This article was written specifically for Texterra by the TeachLine Blog.

Let’s say you decide to become a content marketer. You have no extra money. The desire to spend them on courses, too. But there is the Internet and a huge amount of free information in it. Is it possible to become a professional just by reading blogs and watching videos? Can. And I will tell you how to do it, but I can’t guarantee that it will be easy. Continue reading

How and why to request user opinions on a site: CSAT guide

In order to find out customers’ opinions about the business, they use different rating systems, including CSAT – customer satisfaction score, that is, customer satisfaction index. It works very simply: you need to do a survey “How satisfied are you with X?” With a scale from “dissatisfied” to “satisfied” and post it on the website, in the application, or send it by mail.

How satisfied are you
This method does not bring extensive feedback, but it perfectly indicates the problem areas of the business (and understanding the problem is already half the solution). By the way, it is CSAT that is usually built into ticket systems.

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How to create ads for children: features of children’s marketing

Children are interesting to marketers: firstly, they influence the decision of parents to purchase goods. Secondly, advertising forms their consumer habits, which means that it makes them loyal to a certain brand in adulthood. Thirdly, children have pocket money that they spend with pleasure.

However, often advertising campaigns fail due to a lack of understanding of the target audience. To understand it, I will analyze three age categories – 1-3, 3-7, 7-10 years. This knowledge will help to formulate a promotional offer for children.

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Design Thinking: How to Create a Product That Solves a Problem

This article is about how to create or improve a product so that it solves the problem of your audience. We will create the product using design thinking.

Smart foreheads preparing the Global Entrepreneurship Monitoring report say: “In Russia, only 3.4% of entrepreneurs pass the 3.5-year threshold, the rest leave the market.”

We can look for reasons in the crisis and economic downturns, generational change from X to Y and Z, in astrological forecasts, and even in the fact that “all buyers are goats.” But. A business closes when its product does not solve the problem of the audience. Continue reading

How to set a task for a designer and not go crazy
I work as an art director at an interactive agency and teach beginning designers in online courses. From experience I know that working with a designer can be a source…

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Do I need to develop a development strategy for modern business?
The word "strategy" in Russian business practice has overgrown with numerous myths, the most ardent distributors of which, according to our observations, are people who have never developed a strategy.…

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How does Valve, a game developer, work?
Valve Corporation is a company that has created legendary games such as Half-Life, Counter Strike, Dota 2, Portal and others. The company was created by Gabe Newell, whose biography also…

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How to learn content marketing for free and on your own
This article was written specifically for Texterra by the TeachLine Blog. Let's say you decide to become a content marketer. You have no extra money. The desire to spend them…

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